|Salary:||£36,333 to £44,414 per annum (Grade 6)|
|Placed On:||24th March 2023|
|Closes:||14th April 2023|
Applications are invited for a highly motivated and enthusiastic researcher with a PhD (or nearing completion) in Psychology (or related field) to investigate the everyday visual experiences of young children with and without Down syndrome using head-mounted cameras. The position is funded by the James S. McDonnell Foundation (JSMF) Opportunity Award awarded to Dr Hana D’Souza. The successful candidate will join the Cardiff University Centre for Human Developmental Science (CUCHDS; https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/research/explore/research-units/centre-for-human-developmental-science) in the internationally renowned School of Psychology at Cardiff University which has a strong tradition of supporting research careers in psychology.
The post holder will be responsible for supervising and undertaking (1) the optimisation of head-mounted cameras for home environments; (2) the design, recruitment and conduct of a head-mounted cameras study with children with and without Down syndrome in the first five years of life; (3) data curation, sharing, and analysis; and (4) dissemination of results (including manuscript preparation and conference presentations). Training and support will be provided as required.
Applicants must have excellent organisational, communication, and research skills and an ability to successfully work as part of a team. This post is especially suitable for those with a PhD in Psychology and who are pursuing a research career in developmental science.
This position is full-time (with a possibility to job share) and fixed-term for 20 months.
Start date: June 2023 (flexible)
Interview date: Late April/early May 2023
Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Hana D’Souza firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Friday, 14 April 2023
Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.
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